Attorney Rich Hura is the Director of Compliance and Risk Management for Westminster College. This role allows him the opportunity to serve in his three fields of study: law, counseling, and education.
Previously, he worked for Judge Theresa Dellick at the Mahoning County Juvenile Court as the Trauma Informed Care Coordinator, co-leading the Stand Grow Thrive Mahoning Resiliency Movement, as well as serving as the Dean of Students at Mahoning Valley Community School, Mahoning county’s trauma informed school. Before this venture, he ran his law practice while working part-time as an Instructional Supervisor at the Mahoning County Educational Service Center training educators and consulting with local school districts.
Attorney Hura opened his own law practice in June of 2008 running it full time for eight years before deciding to re-enter the education community. His focus was as a family law attorney, child advocate, and public defender. To date, he continues to practice law as a domestic relations mediator and guardian ad litem.
Prior to his legal career, he was a high school English teacher at his alma mater, Canfield High School, gaining his start in education in 1994 at Liberty High School. Mr. Hura holds a Juris Doctorate from the University of Akron School of Law (2007), a Master of Education in counseling from Westminster College (1997), and a Bachelor of Science in Education from Bowling Green State University (1994).
He resides in Boardman, Ohio with his wife Lexie, who is the secretary at West Blvd. Elementary School. They have three children: Emily, Aaron, and Jack. They are active members of Old North Church in Canfield. Mr. Hura also serves on the Board of Directors for Alta Care Group, Youngstown, Ohio.